Fresno City College, home of the men's and women's state soccer champions, will be Fresno Football Club's training site for 2018-19 USL seasons
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Contact: Angel Moreno
TUESDAY, April 17 - Fresno Football Club announced its’ agreement with local junior college campus Fresno City College (FCC) to use its soccer field as the club's official training grounds for the 2018 and 2019 USL seasons. As part of the agreement, Los Zorros have partnered with FCC in the renovation of the school’s soccer complex.
"This is a fantastic partnership with Fresno City College, the home of California's men's and women's state JC champions, and now, Fresno Football Club," said club general manager Frank Yallop. "We're delighted to have reached a deal that will benefit both the local junior college and our club as we prepare for the upcoming USL season."
The Foxes will train at the Fresno City College campus beginning in June, following the completion of field upgrades. On December 3rd, Fresno City's men's and women's soccer teams captured the California Community College Athletic Association championships together on the same day for the first time in school history.
"We are thrilled to be working with Fresno FC, and happy they have chosen our campus as its training site for the Foxes' inaugural season in the United Soccer League." said Fresno City College President Dr. Carole Goldsmith. "The soccer field at Fresno City College has bred state champions and professional athletes, and we're excited to help provide a space where Fresno FC can have its opportunity to create a winning legacy."
ABOUT FRESNO FOOTBALL CLUB
Fresno Football Club, the Central Valley’s first professional soccer club, is a member of the United Soccer League (USL). The club hosts home matches at Chukchansi Park in beautiful downtown Fresno. FFC exists to provide a top-class, inclusive and dynamic sporting experience in one of the nation’s most diverse regions. For more information, visit FresnoFC.com.